Section : Essentialism

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These are the papers on the subject of Personal Identity (and related topics) that I've collected, sorted by Sub-Topic. My intention is to provide abstracts for them all, with jumping off points for further thoughts. However, this might take several lifetimes.


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Bottani (Andrea C.), Carrara (Massimiliano) & Giaretta (Pierdaniele), Eds. Individuals, Essence And Identity: Themes of Analytic Metaphysics 1 More
Bottani (Andrea C.), Carrara (Massimiliano) & Giaretta (Pierdaniele), Eds. - Individuals, Essence And Identity: Themes of Analytic Metaphysics 499 .
Brody (Baruch) A Theory of Essentialism 3 Abstract
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Brody - Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View, 1975, Chapter 6 21 .
Brody (Baruch) Appendix: A Formal Theory of Essentialism 3 Abstract
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Brody - Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View, 1975, Appendix 16 .
Brody (Baruch) Essence and Explanation 3 Abstract
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Brody - Identity and Essence, 1980, Chapter 6 22 .
Brody (Baruch) The Essence of Humanity 3 Abstract
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Brody - Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View, 1975, Chapter 7 16 .
Brody (Baruch) The Theory of Essentialism 3 Abstract
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Brody - Identity and Essence, 1980, Chapter 5 51 .
Brody (Baruch) Why Settle for Anything Less than Good Old-Fashioned Aristotelian Essentialism 3 Abstract
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Nous, Vol. 7, No. 4, Nov., 1973, pp. 351-365 15 .
Forbes (Graeme) Essentialism 4 More
Hale & Wright - A Companion to the Philosophy of Language 19 .
Gupta (Anil) Essentialism and Trans-World Identity 3 More
The logic of common nouns : an investigation in quantified modal logic, Chapter 4 22 .
Hull (David L.) The Effect of Essentialism on Taxonomy - Two Thousand Years of Stasis (I) 3 Abstract
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British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 15, No. 60, Feb., 1965, pp. 314-326 13 .
Hull (David L.) The Effect of Essentialism on Taxonomy - Two Thousand Years of Stasis (II) 3 Abstract
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British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 16, No. 61 (May, 1965), pp. 1-18 18 .
Jubien (Michael) Necessity and Essentialism 2 Abstract
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Jubien - Ontology, Modality, and the Fallacy of Reference, 1993, Chapter 5 28 .
Koslicki (Kathrin) Essence and Identity 1 Abstract
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Forthcoming in: Metaphysics, Meaning and Modality: Themes from Kit Fine, edited by Mircea Dumitru, to appear with Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK 46 8%
Lowe (E.J.) Essentialism 3 Abstract
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Lowe - A Survey of Metaphysics, Chapter 6 19 .
Melia (Joseph) Quinian Scepticism 1 Abstract
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Melia - Modality, 2003, Chapter 3 18 .
Salmon (Nathan) Hidden Essentialism in the K and I Mechanisms 2 Abstract
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Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Chapter 6 17 .
Salmon (Nathan) Reference and the Necessary A Posteriori 2 Abstract
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Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Chapter 3 17 .
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Essentialism 1 Abstract
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Wiggins (David) Identity & Spatio-temporal Continuity: Part 3: Summary of First Two Parts, and Essentialist Postscript 1 More
Wiggins - Identity & Spatio-temporal Continuity, 1967, pp. 41-42 2 .

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